Combining an exhilarating jet boat journey deep into the heart of world-renowned Mt Aspiring National park with a downstream 'Funyak' expedition. This is an unrivaled wilderness experience not to be missed!
Join Dart River Jet for an exhilarating journey like no other deep into the wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park.
Venturing up the pristine glacier-fed Dart River your expert jet boat driver skilfully negotiates the ever-changing channels and braids. This is a spectacular jet boating adventure including all the action of high speed turns and spins, as well as plenty of stops along the way to check out points of interest and learn about the magical Dart River Valley.
The next part of your expedition takes you downstream by inflatable 'Funyak' canoe to explore the glacial channels of the Dart River its hidden side streams, rock pools, and impressive chasms. 'Funyaking' is a fun way to travel, as well as a more intimate and hands-on way to explore this stunning wilderness area, safely guided by a skilled expert.
You'll stop at a beautiful, remote location along the way to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch surrounded by spectacular views before continuing downstream by 'Funyak' to 'Paradise'. From here your return journey is via a backcountry route through spectacular locations and scenery used in the famous Lord of the Rings movies.
Don't miss this unique day of exhilaration, adventure and discovery. Connect with the real New Zealand.
Your trip includes a complimentary return shuttle from Queenstown. Pick-ups and drop-offs are provided on a scheduled transport circuit and we pick up from most accommodations. Please provide your pickup details as you proceed to checkout. The exact departure location and time will be reconfirmed at the time of booking.
Alternatively, you can meet us at The Station Building, corner Camp and Shotover Streets for Queenstown departures OR the Dart Visitor Centre, Mull Street, for Glenorchy departures.
Summer departure times (1st Oct - 30th Apr):
Winter departure time (1st May - 30th Sept):
Duration: Allow 9 hours Queenstown return or 7 hours Glenorchy return
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Kia Ora Annabelle, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we are so glad you loved it and look forward to having you back one day! Ngā mihi, Jake Cockburn Customer Experience Representative DDI +64 3 442 9992 / 0800 327 853 Email: [email protected] Web: www.dartriver.co.nz
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